360.227 Quantum Electronics
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to

  • understand basic concepts in quantum mechanics.
  • understand and apply these fundamental concepts in quantum electronics and quantum optics.

Subject of course

Hilbert space, the postulates of quantum mechanics, expectation values and operators, Dirac notation, harmonic oscillator and ladder operators, approximation methods, transition probabilities, light-atom interaction.

Teaching methods

Oral presentation, exemplification by means of online simulations and videos

Mode of examination


Additional information

The lecture starts at 9:15 a.m.



Course dates

Wed09:00 - 11:0004.10.2023EI 3A Hörsaal Preliminary Meeting + Lecture
Wed09:00 - 11:0011.10.2023 - 24.01.2024EI 3A Hörsaal Vorlesung
Quantum Electronics - Single appointments
Wed04.10.202309:00 - 11:00EI 3A Hörsaal Preliminary Meeting + Lecture
Wed11.10.202309:00 - 11:00EI 3A Hörsaal Vorlesung
Wed18.10.202309:00 - 11:00EI 3A Hörsaal Vorlesung
Wed25.10.202309:00 - 11:00EI 3A Hörsaal Vorlesung
Wed08.11.202309:00 - 11:00EI 3A Hörsaal Vorlesung
Wed22.11.202309:00 - 11:00EI 3A Hörsaal Vorlesung
Wed29.11.202309:00 - 11:00EI 3A Hörsaal Vorlesung
Wed06.12.202309:00 - 11:00EI 3A Hörsaal Vorlesung
Wed13.12.202309:00 - 11:00EI 3A Hörsaal Vorlesung
Wed20.12.202309:00 - 11:00EI 3A Hörsaal Vorlesung
Wed10.01.202409:00 - 11:00EI 3A Hörsaal Vorlesung
Wed17.01.202409:00 - 11:00EI 3A Hörsaal Vorlesung
Wed24.01.202409:00 - 11:00EI 3A Hörsaal Vorlesung

Examination modalities

Oral exam. For appointments please contact the lecturer.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.09.2023 00:00 29.11.2023 23:59 29.11.2023 23:59

Registration modalities

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Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 434 Materials Sciences Mandatory elective
066 508 Microelectronics and Photonics Mandatory1. Semester
066 515 Automation and Robotic Systems Mandatory elective



Franz Schwabl
Quantenmechanik I (Springer, 2007)

David A. B. Miller
Quantum Mechanics for Scientists and Engineers (Cambridge University Press, 2009)

Herbert Kroemer
Quantum Mechanics for Engineering, Materials Science, and Applied Physics (Prentice Hall, 1994)

Leslie E. Ballentine
Quantum Mechanics: A Modern Development (World Scientific Publishing Company, 1998)

Marlan O. Scully, M. Suhail Zubairy
Quantum Optics (Cambridge University Press 1997)

Ammon Yariv
Quantum Electronics, 3. Auflage  (John Wiley, 1989)